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Lee Smith belongs among Hall of Fame relievers

There are now seven relief pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame, with the addition of Lee Smith...

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Bill Veeck’s “Night to end all nights”

Those who work in baseball for a living are fond of saying that without the fans there wouldn’t...

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The Best Baseball Player Born Each Year Since the U.S. Civil War

We pick the best baseball player born every year since 1861.

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5 Players On the 2022 Hall of Fame Ballot Who Will Eventually Be Elected

These five players who failed to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2022, will be elected...

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The 12 Best Baseball Books Written By Players

What’s the best baseball book written by a baseball player? We pick and rank 12 of them.

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The Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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A Game-by-Game History of the Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox

A game-by-game history of the heated and often dramatic rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red...

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Could an MLB team send an Eddie Gaedel up as a pinch-hitter today?

I was only a few days into my tenure working at the Baseball Hall of Fame when I...

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The Mod Style of the Swingin’ A’s

This is the second article in a series on baseball style that we call "Fashion Plate." When we...

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Pitchers who won 100 games with two teams

Eight pitchers have managed to win 100 games for TWO teams. All but two of them are in...

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Removal of Spink’s name from writing award is appropriate

The Baseball Writers Association of America has removed J.G. Taylor Spink's name from their award. Was it cancel...

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Little Joe Morgan was the heartbeat of The Big Red Machine

Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, a two-time Most Valuable Player and the greatest second baseman in history, has...

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Oldest Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

A list of the living members (elected as players) of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The greatest players in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Be ready for lumber and old-time pitchers.

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The 20 Greatest Chicago White Sox of All-Time

This is part of a series on the greatest players in the history of a franchise based on...

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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera wasn't perfect at converting save opportunities during his career as baseball's greatest closer (though it often...

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The 20 Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All-Time

Once upon a time, the Baltimore Orioles were baseball's model franchise. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s,...

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The most successful pitcher and manager combos in baseball history

The dynamic between a manager and a pitcher is pivotal for team success. The manager needs a strong...

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Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The election of Harold...

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The 20 Greatest Philadelphia Phillies of All-Time

A few years ago I penned a list article about the New York Yankees top players ranked according...

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The 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field

If you ask me, there's no better place to watch a baseball game than Wrigley Field. The Chicago...

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VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn't see any point in going north with the...

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When judging candidates, does it matter who’s already in the Hall of Fame?

Baseball fans love to argue about the Hall of Fame. No one really cares (nor knows much) about...

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Why are most baseball movies terrible?

Yeah, it probably has a lot to do with Kevin Costner.

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The nine greatest baseball families

The Niekro's, the Perry's, Barry and Bobby Bonds...these are baseball's greatest families.

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The Pittsburgh “Lumber Company” of the 1970s

The Pirates never got the publicity the Big Red Machine did for their 1970s success. But they had...

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Best players to never play in a World Series

These players were great, but they never had a chance to shine in the Fall Classic.

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These players belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame

These players deserve to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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The mysterious death of Red Sox manager Chick Stahl

A century ago when one of Boston's most famous citizens killed himself under strange circumstances in a gruesome...

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Ultimate Game Timeline: Baseball’s Win-Or-Go-Home Games

2020 October 17, 2020, at Petco Park, San DiegoTampa Bay Rays vs. Houston AstrosAL Championship Series Game SevenAt...